Dr Trabulsy is a retired emergency physician who has been involved in medical education and simulation for the last 23 years at the Larner College of Medicine.She has won multiple teaching awards at both the college and university levels over the last two decades.

Areas of expertise: curriculum design, mentoring, simulation


Coping With the Death of a Patient in the Emergency Department Jason D. Heiner, Md, Mario E. Trabulsy, MD Ann. Emerg Med. 2011; 58:295-298

Shackford, S et all. Focused Abdominal Sonogram in Trauma: The learning curve for nonradiologist clinicians in determining hemoperitoneum. J Trauma , 1999, April, 46(4) 553-564.

Trabulsy, ME.  Cocaine Washed Out Syndrome in a Patient with Acute Myocardial Infarction, Am Journal Emergency Medicine, 1995, Sept, 13(5), 538-39

Harvey, RA and Trabulsy, ME.  Are post reduction anteroposterior and scapular Yviews useful in anterior shoulder dislocations? American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 1992, Mar, 10(2):149-5

Trabulsy, M, Revelations and Revolutions, A Medical Student's Experience in Haiti, The Pharos, 1992, Vol. 55(3), 18-22.

Estrin, Mario, Smith C, Huber S: Coxsackievirus B-3 Myocarditis.T- Cell Auto immunity to Heart Antigens is Resistant to Cyclosporin A Treatment.  American Journal of Pathology 1986. Nov:125(2):244-51

Estrin, Mario, Smith C, Huber S: Antigen-Specific Suppresser T Cells Prevent Cardiac Injury in Balb/C Mice Infected With A Nonmyocarditic Variant of Coxsackievirus Group B, Type 3. American Journal of Pathology,1986 Dec;125(3):578-84

Estrin, Mario, Huber S:  Coxsackievirus B3-Induced Myocarditis. Auto immunity is L3T4+ T Helper Cell and IL-2 Independent in Balb/C Mice. American Journal of Pathology 1987. May;127(2):335-41

Book Chapters

Minor Emergencies, Splinters to Fractures Buttaravoli, Mosby, 2011.

  • Dystonic Drug Reaction
  • Heat Illness
  • Hyperventilation
  • Hysterical Coma or Pseudoseizure
  • Idiopathic Facial Paralysis (Bell’s Palsy)
  • Migraine Headache
  • Seizures, Adult         
  • Seizures, Febrile and Pediatric           
  • Tension Headache  
  • Trivial, Minimal, and Minor Head Trauma                
  • Vasovagal or Neurocardiogenic or Neurally Mediated Syncope
  • Vertigo
  • Weakness 

Awards and Recognition

  • Clinical Teacher of the Year Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2018
  • Jerome L Abrams Teaching Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2017
  • Foundations Best Support Staff Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2014
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year Senior Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2011
  • Jerome L Abrams Teaching Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2010
  • Kroepsch Maurice Teaching Award, University of Vermont, 2009
  • Recent Alumnus of the Year, University of Vermont College of Medicine Alumni Association, 2006
  • Frymoyer Scholar, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2005
  • Lawrence Award for Excellence in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Oakland Children's Hospital, 1995
  • Loma Prieta Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine, Highland General Hospital, 1994
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Vermont, elected 1990
  • Chester Newhall Award for Academic Excellence, 1989
  • Graduated Cum Laude, University of Vermont, 1987

Associations and Affiliations

  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, 1999-2019
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1990-present
  • American College of Emergency Physicians, 1990-2019
  • Emergency Medicine Residents Association, 1990-1995


  • American College of Emergency Medicine Teaching Fellowship
  • Residency in Emergency Medicine; Highland General Hospital
  • M.D.; University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • B.A., Biology; University of Vermont


  • 802-656-7925
Office Location:

310 L Rowell Building

Courses Taught

  • Undergraduate/graduate teaching assistant
  • Simulation instructor